Wise or WISE may refer to:

* The adjectival form of wisdom


*WISE (AM), a radio station (1310 AM) licensed to Asheville, North Carolina, United States
*WISE-FM, a radio station (90.5 FM) licensed to Wise, Virginia, United States, repeating WVTF of Roanoke, Virginia
*WISE-TV, a television station (channel 33 analog/19 digital) licensed to Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States


* Audrey Wise (United Kingdom politician) (1935–2000)
* Bob Wise (American politician) (born 1948)
* Brownie Wise (American saleswoman) (1913–1992), developed "party plan" marketing
* David Wise (British video game music composer)
* Dennis Wise (English footballer) (born 1966)
* Ernie Wise (British comedian) (1925–1999)
* Glenn M. Wise (American politician)
* Henry A. Wise (American politician) (1806–1876)
* Isaac Mayer Wise (American Reform rabbi and author) (1819–1900)
* John Wise (clergyman) (1652–1725)
* John Wise (Canadian politician) (born 1935)
* John Wise (balloonist) (1808-1879)
* John Sergeant Wise (American congressman) (1846–1913)
* Mark B. Wise (physicist) (born 1953)
* Matt Wise (baseball player) (born 1975)
* Michael Wise (English composer) (1648-1687)
* Ray Wise (American actor) (born 1947)
* Rick Wise (baseball player) (born 1945)
* Robert Wise (American film producer and director) (1914–2005)
* Stephen Samuel Wise (U.S. rabbi and Zionist) (1862–1949)
* Steven M. Wise (author)
* Tim Wise (American anti-racist activist)
* Tom Wise (Member of the European Parliament) (born 1948)
* WISE (music) (Japanese hip hop artist)
* Wise (Stetsasonic), real name Leonardo Roman, a hip hop artist known as 'Wise' from the group 'Stetsasonic')


* Wise County, Texas
* Wise County, Virginia
* Wise River, Montana
* Wise Township, Michigan
* Wise, Virginia
* Wana, West Virginia, also known as Wise


*Wise Foods, Inc., a snack food manufacturer
*Wise Group, a Swedish Human Resources company
*Wise Solutions, Inc., an American software company that made the Wise software installation package
*Wise Stores, a Canadian department store, mainly in Quebec
*Wise Use, an affiliation of activists
*Wind Science and Engineering Research Center at Texas Tech University
*World Institute of Scientology Enterprises, an organization affiliated with the Church of Scientology
*World Information Service on Energy
*The WISE Campaign, Women into Science, Engineering and Construction


*Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE mission), a NASA mission to survey galaxies
*Web-based Inquiry Science Environment

See also

* Weis
* Weiss
* Weisz
* Weiz
* Wiseman

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  • WISE — ist der Name folgender Orte: Wise (North Carolina) Wise (Virginia) Wise County (Texas) Wise County (Virginia) Wise River, Montana Wise Township, Virginia Wise ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bob Wise (* 1948), amerikanischer Politiker… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Wise — Wise, a. [Compar. {Wiser}; superl. {Wisest}.] [OE. wis, AS. w[=i]s; akin to OS. & OFries. w[=i]s, D. wijs, G. weise, OHG. w[=i]s, w[=i]si, Icel. v[=i]ss, Sw. vis, Dan. viis, Goth. weis; akin to wit, v. i. See {Wit}, v., and cf. {Righteous},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • WISE — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Wise est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Robert Wise (1914 2005) est un réalisateur, producteur et metteur en scène américain Kirk Wise (1958 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • wise — wise·acre; wise·crack·er; wise; wise·ling; wise·ly; wise·ness; piece·wise; bend·wise; clock·wise; coast·wise; con·trari·wise; oth·er·wise; sun·wise; ar·ris·wise; breadth·wise; plank·wise; slant·ing·wise; un·wise·ly; …   English syllables

  • Wise — Wise, a. [OE. wise, AS. w[=i]se; akin to OS. w[=i]sa, OFries. w[=i]s, D. wijs, wijze, OHG. w[=i]sa, G. weise, Sw. vis, Dan. viis, Icel. [ o]?ruv[=i]s otherwise; from the root of E. wit; hence, originally, knowledge, skill. See {Wit}, v., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wise — wise1 [wīz] adj. wiser, wisest [ME wis < OE, akin to witan, to know, OHG wis, MDu wijs < PGmc * wisa , wise < IE * weid < base * w(e)di , to see, know > Sans vēdas, knowledge, Gr idris, knowing, L videre, to see] 1. having or… …   English World dictionary

  • wise — wise, sage, sapient, judicious, prudent, sensible, sane are comparable when they mean having or manifesting the power to recognize the best ends and the best means to attain those ends. Wise applies to one or the acts or views of one who is so… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • wise — Ⅰ. wise [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgement. 2) (wise to) informal aware of. ► VERB (wise up) informal ▪ become alert or aware. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • -wise — [ waız ] suffix 1. ) speaking of or referring to: used with many nouns, verbs, and adjectives: It was a poor show, talent wise (=speaking of talent). weather wise (=referring to the weather) 2. ) in the direction of: used with some nouns and… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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